Brooks Town News
Christmas Craft Fair
The Brooks Congregational Church will be holding a Christmas Craft Fair and Raffle on Saturday November 2 from 9am-1pm. The raffle includes a handmade quilt, $100 gift certificate for oil or propane an afghan and may other items. Lunch will also be available as well as a book signing by John Ford. The Fair and raffle will be held at the Varney Building on rt 7 next to the church.
Brooks Harvest Grange Craft Fair
The Brooks Grange will be holding their annual Christmas craft fair on Saturday November 2 from 9am-1pm at the Grange building on rt7. The Grange will alos offer lunch and refreshments for purchase.
Brooks Park Boosters Farmers Market
This year the winter farmers market has moved indoors to the old Paul's True Value building, the home of the new Marsh River Co-Op. The Farmers market will take place every Saturday from 9am-1pm until December. The market features the same vendors as the outdoor market, featuring baked goods, vegetables, local meats and crafts.
Progressive Dinner Fundraiser
Mark your calendars for Sunday November 3 everyone. The Brooks Park Boosters, The Harvest Home Grange, The Marsh River Theater and The Marsh River Co-Op will be jointly having a progressive dinner fundraiser. The night starts off at Ralph's Café for Appetizers at 4pm. Then you move to The old Paul's True Value Building for Dinner at 4:30 then it is on to the Marsh River Theater for dessert at 5:30 and you finish the night with a comedy show with Chris Quimby. The night is $20 a person for adults and $5 for kids under 12. Tickets can be purchased at Ralph's Café, The Farmers market on Saturdays and at the Marsh River Theater as well as at Ralph's Café the day of. Your ticket is 100% tax deductible.
The Marsh River Theater will be hosting a contra dance Saturday November 9 at 7:30. The amazing caller Chrissy Fowler will lead the dance. come on down for a great time. Call the Box Office at 722-4110 for tickets.
Warm Coat Project
Once again the Warm Coat Project of Waldo County Triad is in full swing.
Coats, sweaters, warm blankets, mittens and hats are being sought for
use right here in Waldo County. Boxes are in place at the Belfast Police
Department, Waldo County YMCA, the Searsport Saftey Building, and the
Prospect and Winterport Town Offices.
The collection will continue through the 2nd week in December. Items collected
will be available at the People for People distribution on December 21st, and
on an as needed basis. Call Debbie Mitchell, 338-1255 for more information
or to become involved.